Paris, Boulogne-sur-Mer [printed]: Chez MM. A. Gaudin et Frère, 1856. First edition. 8vo., 15 pp. Later cloth and marbled boards. Neat library deaccession stamp of S. F. P. (Société Française de Photographie.) Very good. SIGNED by the author on the copyright page. Item #26469
The author presents a new process for obtaining glass transparencies.
Bellier de la Chavignerie, Manuel Bibliographie du Photographe Francais, 1863, No. 70, citing this as first presented on 7 November 1853, as printed in the title of the copy he examined. Our copy has a corrected date of 28 February 1856 printed on paper and pasted over what must have been the printer's error. OCLC lists three copies: New York Public Library, and two at the British Library; all three copies have the date in the title as 7 November 1853. Roosens and Salu No. 7168, citing the pagination as 16 pp., with the publication date as 1857; further, it is listed under the process heading, Mother of Pearl, an assertion that indicates they did not examine a copy.